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This special issue on border tourism consists of 5 papers. The first paper introduces many of the concepts relating to borderlands in general as well as the relationship of tourism to such regions. The second paper deals with transboundary cooperation in tourism in the case of the Bothnian Arc on...

Author(s)
Ioannides, D.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2006, 8, 2, pp 99-204
Abstract

An important aspect of current international travel and tourism is the degree to which they are becoming embedded as regularized and prescribed parts of the lives of individuals, families, and various organizations. At the individual and family levels, patterns of regularized international mobility ...

Author(s)
Frändberg, L.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Current Issues in Tourism, 2006, 9, 4/5, pp 320-334
Abstract

The 220,000 second homes in Denmark are very important tourism and leisure resources. This study documents the development in property values and the trade in second homes during the period 1994-2008 and links property values to socio-economic characteristics, events in the lives of the owners and...

Author(s)
Hjalager, A. M.; Staunstrup, J. K.; Ibsen, R.
Publisher
IP Publishing Limited, London, UK
Citation
Tourism Economics, 2011, 17, 3, pp 677-691
Abstract

The presented argument comes from a frustration with the instrumental and de-contextualized view of tourism as a force of spatial change. Consequently, this article empirically illustrates the place-making agency of tourism by engaging with the mundane practicalities of producing geographical...

Author(s)
Hultman, J.; Hall, C. M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2012, 39, 2, pp 547-570
Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to investigate how previous experience and location of entrepreneurs influence the survival of new tourism firms. The paper departs from recent evolutionary economic geography advancements, highlighting the importance of routines and skills as well as location-specific...

Author(s)
Brouder, P.; Eriksson, R. H.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2013, 15, 1, pp 125-144
Abstract

This paper presents the extant literature on evolutionary economic geography (EEG) and tourism studies and briefly reviews what has been produced thus far. There are two main areas addressed: path dependence (and how to break from a path) and co-evolution (of tourism paths within a given region and ...

Author(s)
Brouder, P.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2014, 16, 4, pp 540-545
Abstract

In this paper we take departure from an ontological understanding of the new mobilities paradigm for exploring the emergence of a peripheral tourism destination. The Strandir region is a sparsely populated and remote area in North-Western Iceland, where tourism has become an increasingly important...

Author(s)
Lund, K. A.; Jóhannesson, G. T.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 2014, 14, 4, pp 441-459
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Cover for Finnish-Russian border mobility and tourism: localism overruled by geopolitics.

This chapter draws on experience from the border between Finland and the Russian Federation, where interaction and cross-border mobility have reflected political, ideological and sociocultural change. The chapter focuses on cross-border tourism in particular, and shows that tourist flows in both...

Author(s)
Laine, J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647616)
Type
Book chapter
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Focusing on the case of commercial whale watching in northern Norway, this chapter investigates how various dimensions of peripheral destinations, in particular the geographic, socio-economic and cultural dimensions, shape the premises for core wildlife experiences. It asks to what extent such...

Author(s)
Bertella, G.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648620)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Over the last decade, there has been noticeable rise in popularity of all-inclusive holidays. This growth has coincided with the propensity in many destinations to develop tourism enclaves, which can either be purpose-built gated resorts physically isolated from their surrounding community or...

Author(s)
Wall-Reinius, S.; Ioannides, D.; Zampoukos, K.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Tourism Geographies, 2019, 21, 5, pp 766-784

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